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Michael ChoiceTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2013-2015
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Futures Game

PositionsCF-275, LF-210, RF-120, DH-14, P-1Position when DraftedCFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Blair Choice
Height6-0Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 10,1989 [28.195]PlaceMansfield,Texas
High SchoolTimberview (Mansfield,TX)
CollegeUniversity of Texas-Arlington (Arlington,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 1st round (10th overall) of the 2010 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$2,000,000Signing ScoutsArmann BrownService Time0.017 (2015)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2011-OAK-#3 ... 2012-MLB-#80 ... 2012-OAK-#5 ... 2013-OAK-#2 ... 2014-MLB-#98 ... 2014-TEX-#3
MLB DebutSeptember 2,2013 [23.296]
OrganizationsOAK [4] CLE [2] TEX [2] BAL [1] MIL [1] Awards12
TBC Player ID146339Retrosheet IDchoim001MLBAM ID574831
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Texas-ArlingtonSthlandNCAA-1Fr2of185019739749375180213540303.376.440.558.99811019225.424.182.330.4339.3315.561.673.1128.1425.68
2009Texas-ArlingtonSthlandNCAA-1So2of19562256493133115253293071007.413.494.6441.13814527262.446.231.369.49111.0711.451.034.2020.4529.03
2010Texas-ArlingtonSthlandNCAA-1Jr2of2060196677511216591247654112002.383.572.7041.27613829285.468.321.750.54026.6718.950.715.6112.2538.67
2010Arizona AthleticsArizRkoak54cf2037100000002200000.000.222.000.222009.000.000.286.15622.2222.221.000.000.000.00
2010Vancouver CanadiansNwstA-oak15cf2027102202910272661154330111.284.388.6271.0156419121.415.343.539.42812.4035.542.875.7914.5765.52
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         30109212910272661174530111.266.377.587.9646419130.379.321.523.40913.0834.622.655.3815.5765.52
2011Stockton PortsCalifA+oak14cf211184677913328130829561134100429.285.376.542.91825359542.336.257.396.39611.2524.722.205.5415.5744.36
2012Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak14cf229135959103152105851338870346.287.356.423.77915227402.352.136.240.3398.2121.892.672.4935.9026.21
2013Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak24lf-cf23132510901542911489126911511010015.302.390.445.83522744600.358.143.276.36911.5019.171.672.3336.4328.57
2013Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak35rf23918251000001600000.278.316.333.6496119.417.055.111.2905.2631.586.000.000.0020.00
2014Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex20lf-rf244315025408073121234760312.267.379.460.8396915182.333.193.353.37012.6425.822.043.8521.4337.50
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex15lf2486253204661936102169303011.182.250.320.5708116280.208.138.225.2577.5024.643.293.2128.1134.78
2015Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex20lf2511040653992511260203211570208.244.309.399.70816238447.310.155.239.3107.1625.733.592.6833.8338.38
2015Columbus ClippersILAAAcle27rf25145451150171052230001.204.306.352.65819662.323.148.259.2968.0635.484.401.6154.0054.55
2015Totals for AAA-AAA         1244605811030113673037137100209.239.308.393.70118144509.311.154.241.3087.2726.923.702.5535.3840.00
2015Texas RangersALMLBtex15rf2511000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2016Columbus ClippersILAAAcle9d26712523362110143901148180200.246.304.456.76011525276.302.210.262.3255.0729.355.795.0718.0040.32
2017Biloxi ShuckersSouAAmil23rf2748173264713092901184930113.272.349.503.8528722195.328.231.329.3599.2325.132.724.6219.2246.81
2017Norfolk TidesILAAAbal25rf271026111002105910000.038.219.077.2962132.059.039.269.16915.6328.131.800.000.00100.00
2017Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         58199274814093111235840113.241.330.447.7778923227.293.206.322.33210.1325.552.523.9622.1147.92
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter96272225171936102276303011.188.253.320.5738717300.221.132.217.0007.3325.333.453.0030.2233.33
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter66725063926791457104423271227770559026945.271.354.459.81311502562868.334.188.304.0009.6624.582.553.6324.1037.70
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3801398207367792482287414838936017126.263.345.425.7705941291599.326.162.270.0009.2624.332.633.0029.1335.15
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1395328515028219875251137100459.282.353.449.80223949597.345.167.269.0008.5422.952.693.1828.0032.67
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1184677913328130829561134100429.285.376.542.91825359542.336.257.396.00011.2524.722.205.5415.5744.36
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter27102202910272661154330111.284.388.6271.0156419121.415.343.539.00012.4035.542.875.7914.5765.52
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter37100000002200000.000.222.000.222009.000.000.286.00022.2222.221.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter166618170242338341622571261192233012.392.507.6361.14339375772.444.244.477.00016.3215.410.944.4018.1830.99
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter87254204661936102170303011.181.249.319.5688116281.208.138.224.0007.4724.913.333.2028.2234.78
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter918251000001600000.278.316.333.6496119.417.055.111.0005.2631.586.000.000.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162459378612215612037128505019.188.253.320.57314729506.221.132.217.0007.3325.333.453.0030.2233.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games162609951653522510373671711406211.271.354.459.81327962697.334.188.304.0009.6624.582.553.6324.1037.70

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2010Texas-ArlingtonSthlandNCAA-1Jr2Rel20019.0020200002.01221421002.504.504.5018.009.000.50.000-
2017Norfolk TidesILAAAbal25Rel27000.0010100100.0000000000----------0.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100100.0000000000----------0.00--
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100100.0000000000----------0.00--
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter019.0020200002.01221421002.504.504.5018.009.000.50.000-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings000.006600660006600220.0000000000----------0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2010Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak20CF2--3---331.0001.50------366.73.6
2010Vancouver Canadians NwstA-oak20CF27--5712-6058.9672.15------27100.035.5
2011Stockton Ports CalifA+oak21CF98--206761219213.9732.17------11883.170.0
2012Midland RockHounds TexAAoak22CF85--172773186179.9622.11------9193.461.6
2013Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak23LF55--8412-8785.9771.55------13241.738.2
2013Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak23CF52--11812-121119.9832.29------13239.436.1
2013Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak23RF10--232--25251.0002.50------1327.66.9
2013Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23RF42226---661.0001.500.27-----944.42.5
2013Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23CF2-71---111.0000.500.14-----922.21.2
2013Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23LF21123---331.0001.500.25-----922.21.2
2013Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23DH2---------------922.21.2
2014Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex24LF22--34---34341.0001.55------4351.215.3
2014Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex24RF12--202--22221.0001.83------4327.98.3
2014Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex24CF2--7---771.0003.50------434.71.4
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex24LF41353147543-8279.9631.930.25-----8647.725.3
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex24RF17161413511-3736.9732.120.26-----8619.810.5
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex24DH12---------------8614.07.4
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex24CF74409---991.0001.290.23-----868.14.3
2015Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex25LF62--884--92921.0001.48------11056.443.1
2015Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex25RF16--2912-3230.9381.88------11014.511.1
2015Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle25RF8--162111918.9472.25------1457.15.6
2015Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle25LF2--6---661.0003.00------1414.31.4
2015Texas RangersALMLBtex25RF1-3--1-1---------1100.00.6
2016Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle26LF16--183-121211.0001.31------7122.511.1
2016Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle26RF12--1511-1716.9411.33------7116.98.3
2017Biloxi Shuckers SouAAmil27RF38--552-157571.0001.50------4879.227.7
2017Biloxi Shuckers SouAAmil27LF2--5---551.0002.50------484.21.5
2017Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal27LF8--12---12121.0001.50------1080.05.6
2017Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal27RF2--2-1-32.6671.00------1020.01.4
2017Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal27P1---------------1010.00.7
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF43363267843-8582.9651.910.25-----430.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF22181664112-4442.9551.910.25-----220.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH14---------------140.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF944710---10101.0001.110.21-----90.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 5 season(s)-   LF165--242821252250.9921.52------1650.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 5 season(s)-   RF60--105851118113.9581.88------600.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF54--12512-128126.9842.33------540.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF85--172773186179.9622.11------850.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF38--552-157571.0001.50------380.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF2--5---551.0002.50------20.00.0
A+ Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF98--206761219213.9732.17------980.00.0
A- Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF27--5712-6058.9672.15------270.00.0
Rk Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF2--3---331.0001.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2010Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak20-------2---
2010Vancouver Canadians NwstA-oak20-------27---
2011Stockton Ports CalifA+oak21-------98---
2012Midland RockHounds TexAAoak22-------85---
2013Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak23------555210--
2013Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23------224-2
2014Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex24------22212--
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex24------41717-12
2015Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex25------62-16--
2015Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle25------2-8--
2015Texas RangersALMLBtex25--------1--
2016Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle26------16-12--
2017Biloxi Shuckers SouAAmil27------2-38--
2017Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal271-----8-2--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor2117661621506180091200000.318.400.6671.067441175.313.349.48512.0016.001.338.0011.0052.38
2011Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB211524871001015800002.292.414.333.7478129.438.041.20817.2427.591.600.000.0014.29
2012Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2257020002000200001.286.286.286.572207.400.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
2013Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2321488152119002810102.313.346.458.80422452.350.145.1883.8515.384.001.9248.0026.67
2014Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2428651324515170031211001.369.406.7081.114461170.396.339.3854.2917.144.007.1413.0045.83
2015Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25916110001001410102.063.158.063.2211019.077.000.0635.2621.054.000.000.000.00
2016Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB2633000000000000001.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2017Nexen HeroesKoreaForeign2746176375481174200174970105.307.388.6531.04111526201.333.346.4438.4624.382.888.4610.3548.15
2017Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2711000001001100000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.0050.001.000.000.000.00
Korean League Totals - 1 yrs46176375481174200174970105.307.388.6531.04111526201.333.346.4438.4624.382.888.4610.3548.15
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs17661621506180091200000.318.400.6671.067441175.313.349.48512.0016.001.338.0011.0052.38
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs8216430498263101123531209.299.354.482.8367916182.344.183.2506.5919.232.923.3027.3332.65

Awards [12]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20082nd Team College Freshman All-American (OF) ... Southland Conference Freshman of the Year2
2009Southland Conference All-Conference (OF)1
20101st Team College All-American (OF) ... Southland Conference All-Conference (OF) ... Southland Conference Player of the Year3
2011California League All-Star Team (OF) ... Minor League High-A All-Star Team (OF) ... Oakland Athletics Minor League Player of the Year3
2013Oakland Athletics Minor League Player of the Year ... Pacific Coast League All-Star (OF) ... Triple A All-Star Team (OF)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-07-20RFFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with Nexen (Korea)27.252  
2017-07-20RFMilwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)-Restricted--Placed on temporary inactive list27.252Team Roster on 2017-07-20
2017-05-28RFMilwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list27.199Team Roster on 2017-05-28
2017-05-12RFMilwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured27.183Team Roster on 2017-05-12
2017-05-05RFMilwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract27.176Team Roster on 2017-05-05
2017-05-02RFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Orioles27.173  
2017-04-06RFBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Norfolk (AAA)27.147Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2017-02-14RFBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract27.096Team Roster on 2017-02-14
2016-11-07RFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency26.362  
2016-07-31RFCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-Minors--Reinstated to active roster26.263Team Roster on 2016-07-31
2016-07-27RFCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-Restricted--Placed on temporary inactive list26.259Team Roster on 2016-07-27
2016-05-24RFCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list26.195Team Roster on 2016-05-24
2016-05-12RFCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured26.183Team Roster on 2016-05-12
2016-04-29RFCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list26.170Team Roster on 2016-04-29
2016-04-20RFCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured26.161Team Roster on 2016-04-20
2015-11-30RFCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors26.020Team Roster on 2015-11-30
2015-11-26RFCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment26.016Team Roster on 2015-11-26
2015-08-21RFCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)YMinorsTradedTraded from Rangers to Indians for cash25.284Team Roster on 2015-08-21
2015-08-19RFTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment25.282Team Roster on 2015-08-19
2015-06-26RFTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)25.228Team Roster on 2015-06-26
2015-06-24DH-RFTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Round Rock (AAA)25.226Team Roster on 2015-06-24
2015-03-23DH-RFTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)25.133Team Roster on 2015-03-23
2015-03-18DH-RFTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YMinors--Sent to minors25.128Team Roster on 2015-03-18
2014-08-25DH-RFTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Round Rock (AAA)24.288Team Roster on 2014-08-25
2014-07-07DH-RFTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)24.239Team Roster on 2014-07-07
2013-12-03DH-RFTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Athletics with Chris Bostick to Rangers for Josh Lindblom and Craig Gentry24.023Team Roster on 2013-12-03
2013-09-01DH-RFOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Sacramento (AAA)23.295Team Roster on 2013-09-01
2013-04-06CFOakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)23.147Team Roster on 2013-04-06
2012-10-08CFOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL22.332Team Roster on 2012-10-08
2012-07-24CFOakland AthleticsMidland (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Fractured hand22.256Team Roster on 2012-07-24
2012-06-09CFOakland AthleticsMidland (AA)-Minors--22.211Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-07-30ContractSigned by Athletics 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2010Oakland Athletics-202,000,000-------2,000,000Signing Bonus out of 2010 Draft (1st round - 10th overall)
2013Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll23490,000-77544-3,023,990490,0002,490,000
2014Texas RangersTeam Payroll24501,000-77732133,256,497500,0002,991,000
2015Texas RangersTeam Payroll25507,5000.016678446-3,571,283507,5003,498,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red